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Seattle Aquarium, Seattle

Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
Located on Pier 59 with a view of the city, Seattle Aquarium hosts more than 800,000 visitors every year. The aquarium's goals of conservation and preservation mean many visitors take part in the site's educational programs. Some exhibits are interactive, such as the Life of a Drifter display that surrounds visitors with an aquarium full of jellyfish, starfish, and rockfish. You can plan Seattle trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • The aquarium isn't very big especially for a city on the water. The octopus and jelly fish were cool but over all a mediocre aquarium. I think I've been spoiled by the Tennessee Aquarium in...  more »
  • Very nice aquarium. Nice variety for a small place. About an hour tops needed. Easy to get to...only bad is the signage for the exhibits was lacking for me! Exhibits were explained on walls or video.....  more »
  • It was cool, but small. I would have been angry had I paid full price. Get the City Pass if you are going to see the Aquarium.  more »
  • Loved this trip to the Aquarium. We saw all the otters and boy were they showing off! The seals were putting on a show of their own. So many beautiful fish and so many people enjoying themselves. It was a great day.
  • Very cute aquarium. The best part is that there are not too many people here. It was not crowded when we came to visit. They has a beautiful selection of fish. The sea lions were also very cute.
  • A little pricey but everything was totally worth it. There was all sorts of species of fish to see, and the habitats they made were very cool. There's a downstairs room which lets you completely be "underwater" in a cool dome thing. Cool place to check out and a great place to take the kids. There is a gift shop at the end that had some pretty cool stuff as well.
  • My son loves walking around this place and splashing in the water. I don't think he can reach the sea anemone in the tide pools yet, but he skims the top of the water and loves that part the most. He is 19 months old and not really interested in the aquarium type exhibits, but the hands on tide pools and aviary and fish dome was his fave. Mine too actually. I'm excited to come try toddler Time at some point.
  • Had a great visit to the aquarium over Labor Day Weekend. We expected some pretty large crowds, the middle of the afternoon was fairly easy to manage. The exhibits include a touch tank, large displays, and some educator lead talks about the ocean habitat and its creatures.

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